1 June 2011
President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesay asked the Senate to confirm Mr. Francis Ugochukwu Elechi as the new chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).
His request came on a day he approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Ibrahim Ndahi Auta as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court. The approval is sequel to confirmation of the appointment by the Senate on 11 May 2011.
In another letter to Senate President David Mark, the President also forwarded the names of 14 nominees for confirmation as members of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).